ANTIOCHUS II SILVER TETRADRACHM – APPARENTLY UNIQUE ISSUE FROM LYSIMACHIA UNPUBLISHED IN THE STANDARD REFERENCES – CHOICE XF STAR NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID COIN (Inv. 13862)

$3,975.00

SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS II, 261-246 BC
Silver tetradrachm, 16.89 g., 29 mm, minted at Lysimachia.
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochos right within dotted border.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and resting left on grounded bow, lion head over ME control monogram in outer left field, I (or traces of erased control) in exergue.
SC 482 var (unlisted with this monogram); Le Rider, Lysimachie, dies D1/R– (unlisted rev. die)
NGC graded CHOICE XF STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, dark toning, apparently unique and unpublished in the standard references.

 

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